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Dell Latitude D410 System BIOS, A05
Dell Latitude D410 A05 System BIOS
Release Date 10/12/2005
Importance: Optional
Version: A05

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Dell Latitude D410 A05 System BIOS

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


Latitude D410
Operating Systems

Applies to

  • Latitude D410 System BIOS

Fixes & Enhancements

Dell Inc. Copyright (C) 2005, All Rights reserved. BIOS Release Notes =================================================================== =================================================================== Systems: Dell Latitude D410 Series Version: A05 Build Date: 9/28/2005 Intel 915GM Graphics Video BIOS version 1219 Issues Fixed: ============= 1. Fixed issue where some PCI video cards in the D-Dock may not function. 2. Fixed issue where dock alerts may not be properly seen/cleared in Setup Enhancements: ============= 1. Added support for Absolute Computrace Security Solution Feature. 2. Added support for Battery Health Meter(BHM). 3. Added a field in System Setup for HDD Acoustic Mode. 4. Added support for INT 13 DMA transfers (under DOS) when operating in protected mode. This is specifically meant to address a performance issue seen by some customers who are running Ghost under DOS in protected mode. The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems: 1. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2. 2. Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. =================================================================== ===================================================================

Installation instructions

Installation Instructions for the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format

  1. Download file to Desktop
  2. Use one of the methods below to flash the Bios.

Download file to Desktop
The file D410_A05.EXE is using the Universal (Windows/ DOS) format and is designed to be directly executed from Windows environment.
  1. Click Download now.
    The File Download window appears.
  2. Click the Save button.
    The Save As window appears.
  3. Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.
  4. Click the Save button.
    A progress meter moves as the download is completed.
  5. If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.
NOTE: Shut down all other applications prior to running the BIOS update utility. The update utility reboots your system in order to get the new BIOS loaded.
Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
  1. Double click the Icon on your desktop labeled D410_A05.EXE.
    The Dell BIOS Flash window appears
  2. Click the Continue button.
    The message Pressing OK will close all applications, shut down Windows, Flash the BIOS, then reboot. appears.
  3. Click the OK button.
    The system will restart and the BIOS Flash will be completed.
Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)

NOTE: You will need to provide a bootable DOS diskette. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
  1. Copy the file D410_A05.EXE to a bootable floppy.
  2. Boot from the floppy to the DOS prompt.
  3. Run the file by typing Y:\D410_A05.EXE (where y is the drive letter where the executable is located).


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